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Posted by **ALYSSA** on Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 8:52pm.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 8:54pm1/6 times 4/5 = ??

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**DrBob222**, Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 9:05pmSuppose the lot had an area of 60 sq ft.

Then 4/5 x 60 = 48 sq ft for tomatoes.

and 1/6 x 48 = 8 sq ft for cherry tomatoes. So We have 40 sq ft for ordinary tomatoes, 8 sq ft for cherry tomatoes, and the ratio of cherry tomatoes to the total space is 8/60 or 2/15. OR

1/6 x 4/5 = 4/30 = 2/15 without assuming value for area of the lot. Check my thinking.

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**ALYSSA**, Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 9:19pmThanks for helping me understand the problem.

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**SIS**, Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 8:53pm5280 =F IN A M

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